KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer was interviewed this past week by John Canzano of the “Bald-Faced Truth” radio show on FM News 101 KXL. Thayer talked about his career and the upcoming fundraising event called the “All Star Salute” at the Oregon Golf Club. The event will serve as a kick-off for the Capital Campaign for the Oregon Military Museum, which will be named after Tommy‘s father, retired general James B. Thayer. Tommy also spoke about how he got involved in playing music in a band and whether or not he played sports as a youth. Thayer talked about the climate of the music scene in Portland, Oregon in the early 1980s and moving to Los Angeles to follow his dream of having a successful rock band. Thayer and John have a riveting conversation about Tommy‘s passion for philanthropy and charity work. What’s Tommy‘s take on women playing in rock bands? Listen to this great interview with Tommy Thayer and find out.
KISS has completed recording its new album, “Monster”, for a summer release. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include “It’s A Long Way Down”, “Back To The Stone Age”, “Shout Mercy”, “Out Of This World”, “Wall Of Sound” and “Hell Or Hallelujah”.